Monday, March 24, 2014


Obituary: Actress Patrice Wymore Flynn, 87, widow of actor Errol Flynn, died at her home in Jamaica, it was reported. She had suffered from pulmonary disease for the past year.

She met Flynn when she made the 1950 film Rocky Mountain. She never remarried following Flynn's death in 1959.


The couple spent much of their nine-year marriage in Jamaica's Portland parish, which Flynn fell in love with shortly after his damaged schooner sailed into Kingston during a 1946 storm. Legends of the actor's carousing and hard-partying ways can still be heard along the northeastern shore he adopted and where he bought scenic coastal property.

In a 2000 interview with The Associated Press, Wymore Flynn said she had stopped listening to the roguish stories about her husband years ago and described Jamaica as the couple's retreat from the pressures of Hollywood. In Jamaica, "we were very busy doing nothing. We spent most days rafting. That's not to say there wouldn't be a party on the drop of a hat."

The world is still suffering from the effects of the 2008 economic meltdown.

No comments: